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graham and john mccain for their comments saying they would block the u.s. ambassador to the united nations susan rice if she is nominated for secretary of state. >> if senator mccain or senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. and i'm happy to have that discussion with them. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received and to besmirch her reputation is outrageous. >> summer mccain will do whatever it takes to block the nomination. >>> the president also spoke about the fiscal cliff in his news conference. >> jessica doyle is back and this your money report, the latest on the negotiations and high stakes that families will face if we fall off this cliff. >> president obama said he is willing to work with republicans to prevent the automatic spending cuts and tax hikes from taking effect at the start of the new year, but he's standing by his commitment to raise taxes for those making more than $250,000. that's something republican l
beat republican george allen in the u.s. senate race there. are 52% to 48% was the final numbers, kaine will replace jim webb who is retiring from his seat. >>> in the district of columbia michael brown was defeated. >> david grosso edged him out. >> brown was troubled by a string of uncomfortable revelations concerning his finances. >> upset over a string of ethical failures by various city leaders, brown is out, david grosso is at large city councilman in our district. >> we want to get live to ko im. good morning. >> reporter: good morning andrea and mike. we continue to see most ethics this morning, three charter amendments surrounded the character of the politicians and they all passed overwhelmingly. the numbers tell the story of how voters want the 13 member council and the mayor to stay away from trouble. amendment 5 now lets council members with a five out of six vote to expel one of thinker own for quote -- their own for quote gross misconduct. also convicted of a felony while in office cannot complete his or her term or run for office ever again. and finally 78% of voters pas
return, we'll take a look at how the latino vote has become a core of the u.s. election scene. >>> howard here with your weather first and a cold but dry election day. we start with maybe just a couple of cloud here and there, but overall a sunny day. we'll have temperatures in the middle 40s at lunchtime, struggling to get close to 50 degrees and your 5:00 p.m. temperature 45. i'll be back in just a few minutes, talking about tomorrow's nor'easter and the rest of the seven-day forecast. >>> in hipa valley, accident cleanup continues on route 1 just south of the mount vernon highway affecting both directions of route 1 there. 95 looks pretty much like this coming up from newington to springfield. i'll also have more coming up on an accident in manassas at 6:15. mike. >> thank you, monica. >>> both presidential candidates we've seen them court hispanics in this election. it's one of the country's fastest growing demographics. in fact, latinos make up about 10% of the electorate. max is director of the for affairs which latino elected and appointed officials. thanks for joining us and gett
, he's going to testify about the september attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. >> he was scheduled to appear before a congress until intelligence committee -- congressional intelligence committee yesterday but that was put on hold following his resignation last week. >> 9news now reporter surae chinn is live from capitol hill with more on the hearings today. good morning surae. >> reporter: good morning to both of you. this is day two of the hearings but for the first time hearing from petraeus in these hearings. lawmakers say they're strictly focused on the attacks in benghazi. former cia director david petraeus will be grilled on what he knew when before, during and after the assault. the closed door hearing will be his first public appearance since resigning and admitting to an affair with his biographer a week ago. yesterday, the intelligence committee members were given a time lin of events and shown realtime classified videos captured from security crams at the -- cameras at the consulate and a drone overhead. >> petraeus went to tripoli. he interviewed many of
thing, 6:29 on this nose. this is the place you can always get your weather first. a live look at the u.s. capitol this morning. the sun is not going to be up for yet another hour plus. but as you look outside and peek your nose out. mid 40s and maybe a little cooler depending on where you're getting up this morning. >> definitely want a coat this morning. i'm jessica doyle. >> and i'm mike hydeck, andrea roane is off this morning. meteorologist howard bernstein is live on the weather terrace sampling things, he's got the glove osen. morning howard. >> low to mid-30s in the suburbs and skies mostly cloudy. there are breaks and a couple of stars upstairs as we go there. and little birdie joining me in the distance, that's got my eye. here's a look at the day planner, the temperatures here that are going to be climbing into the 40s here shortly. they're in the 40s now and upper 40s by 11:00. by 1:00 52 and as we head to 3:00, 53 degrees. look at those wind though kicking up out of the northwest 13, 14, 15 miles an hour at times busting 20 -- gusting 20 to 25 miles an hour. and you can see t
:11. >>> unfolding overnight, the top u.s. commander in afghanistan is now being linked to the whole david petraeus sex scandal. authorities are looking into some alleged inappropriate messages between general john allen and a woman named jill kelley. she's the woman who reported receiving threatening e-mails from paula broadwell. she's the woman who had an affair with petraeus and she thought this other woman us a a sexual romantic rival. we don't know how this is all shaking out but allen is the commander of nature tow's national security -- nato's national security assistance force. he denies doing anything wrong. >>> the d.c. fire chief ken ellerbee made news when he disclosed plans to shuffle its resources meaning fewer ambulances will be in service overnight. >> 9news reporter pretti arla is live at the d.c. headquarters. this is just one of the issues they're trying to tackle. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, mike and andrea. the issues aren't just on land but also water. the rescue fleet just isn't what it used to be. this is the john glenn. it is the biggest boat in that fleet and
:11. >>> superstorm sandy hit the u.s. the signs are still he have den. power generators are being marshalled. voting machines are being put into place. >> and as things start to slowly return to normal, riders on the transit system need to be prepared. it is going to be slow and crowded. bigger crowds expected. students are going book school. the overall death toll is up to 179, 110 in the united states. 47 of those are in new york. now with the damage so widespread, homeland security secretary janet napolitano says the number one concern is housing. new york city's mayor says up to 40,000 people may need shelter. temperatures are close to freezing. here at home the city of fairfax is doing its part to help out victims. a detective there is leading the effort in this. good morning. >> good morning. we are talking about a food, clothing and supply drive that started yesterday and will continue until tomorrow. and then on wednesday a group of fairfax city police officers are going to drive up to new york and new jersey and hand deliver all of your donations. yesterday, i want to show you this video be
the problem. >>> fewer families are ordering class pictures of the kids nowadays. our partners at "u.s.a. today" report in the world of facebook and instagram the pictures in front of the generic blue backgrounds are aren't cool anymore. sales have dropped 2% in 2001 to 1.61 billion last year. some school districts are scheduling photo shoots ties a year -- twice a year and we're not touching on senior class pictures for the yearbook. some families are going into debt to get $1,000 photo shoots for their graduating seniors. >> really? >> yeah. everybody wants to look air brushed and kardashian like nowadays so they go out and get these fancy photographers for the yearbook picture. >> photo shop. >> a thousand bucks. >> i was thinking maybe a nice amusement park for the class picture. we're talking photo shop and whatever. >> amazing. >> thanks, jess. >> you've got it. >>> question of the daytime. 10% of americans will see on their table this thanksgiving day one of these. is it a, cranberry sauce, b, fruitcake or c, a restaurant bill? >> katherine hernandez says b, the everlasting pass
what how we're going to go forward with the u.s. and the island. >> reporter: of course d.c.'s mayor gray has a lot to say about the push. he's a huge proponent for d.c. state hood. he applaud the puerto ricans' efforts but as you would imagine, he wants the district to be the 51st state. >> we're glad they've stepped up. perhaps we can join forces to make the case as to why we should be a state. >> reporter: make to mistake, mayor gray is vasing to get -- racing to get state hood for d.c. before anyone else does. he's gotten arrested as an act of civil disobedience to prove his point. >> they're going to have to work very hard to make the case. >> reporter: congress will make the final approval but president obama will respect the will of the puerto rican people. which that has the executive chef feeling proud of her island roots. >> it's great to be part of the democratic government that is going to allow us to really fick what we want,. >> reporter: will congress agree? downtown washington, ken molestina, 9news now. >>> at 6:36 jessica doyle has another your money report. >> count
recovery begins if superstorm sandy. the u.s. death toll is now at 64. the estimates of destruction and economic fallout are running around $55 billion. a part of new york's subway system is expected to be in operation today and once submerged laguardia airport will reopen at 7:00 with very limited service. >> much lower manhattan though is still in the dark. thousands of residents in hoboken new jersey across the river from manhattan have been given ready to eat meals and other supplies from the national guard. along the new jersey shore, president obama and governor chris christie took a helicopter hour of the storm damage because that's the only way to see it. >> kristin fisher is here with us this morning and kristin, you were out in the field. you were in rehoboth. and just give us an idea again of what you saw and what's going on now. >> reporter: well, it's tough to compare the two because what i found in rehoboth is nothing compared to what we're now seeing in new york and new jersey with you know, up and down the coast. millions of people remaining in the dark. the damage i
that the u.s. commander in afghanistan general john allen, the one who replaced mr. petraeus, that he is guilty of misconduct based on the allegations that are under investigation right now. >> what started as an extramarital affair involving petraeus has evolved into a drama of intrigue and access with many wondering what's next. >> reporter: was it really just friday when we found out about the affair between the very much married now former c.i.a. director david petraeus and this woman, the also very much married biographer paula broadwell. you may know the affair came to light after this woman, 37-year- old married tampa mom jill kelley complained to a friend, an f.b.i. agent. that would be this person here that she was receiving threatening e-mails reportedly from broadwell launching an investigation. and that blue the lid on this -- blew the lid on this. general john allen, the top commander in afghanistan, the man who took petraeus's place is now being investigated. seems when the f.b.i. was looking into those e-mails, they also found 20,000 to 30,000 pages back and forth betwe
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